This question was answered on Mon 21, Feb 2011 03:45am by Dr Sumanth K P

How often should an ex-smoker get as chest xray?

    
Asked by pwg (Male; 56; quit smoking 20 years ago ) on Fri 09, Apr 2010 08:56pm

How often should an ex-smoker get as chest xray?

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Answer by Dr Sumanth K P  on Mon 21, Feb 2011 03:45am:

Hello There is nothing protocol like ex-smoker or smoker should undergo chest x ray frequently. It depends on symptoms by which ex-smoker presents to a doctor. Taking frequent unnecessary chest x ray is not advisable because radiation is not good for health. I hope it helps you, take care.
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